Food Grains

Apr 18, 2016 at 15:08 | Source: Reuters
Local media had earlier reported about the discrepancy in food grain stockpiles in warehouses in Punjab purchased through bank loans from several state-owned banks.
Apr 18, 2016 at 08:39 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The RBI asking banks to classify loans to Punjab government for grain procurement as potentially stressed has clearly precipitated a crisis.
Apr 14, 2016 at 14:50 | Source: PTI
To meet out its short term fund requirement for procurement and distribution of food grains, the Corporation is considering raising short term loans from the scheduled Banks only for one month tenure, the FCI said in the tender document.
Mar 28, 2016 at 07:34 | Source: PTI
"All arrangements for smooth procurement of wheat and other grains during the Rabi season-2016 have been made," a spokesman of Haryana Food and Supplies Department said here.
Feb 18, 2016 at 16:38 | Source: PTI
Currently, railways mainly carries commodities such as coal, iron ore, steel, cement, minerals, fertilisers and food grains.
Dec 04, 2015 at 11:28 | Source: SME Mentor
The food grain production in India has increased significantly over the years, but the monsoon rains and other local factors decide the output, said the Grant Thornton-FICCI report.
Sep 16, 2015 at 22:20 | Source: PTI
Foodgrain output was 126.31 million tonnes (MT) in the kharif (summer) season of the 2014-15 crop year (July-June). The country had achieved a record 131.27 MT foodgrain production in 2011-12.
Aug 11, 2015 at 16:14 | Source:
The SC has given 4 directions to the government regarding the same. SC had earlier referred the matter to a bench of 5 judges after the government said that Right to Privacy is not a fundamental right under the Constitution.
Aug 04, 2015 at 16:11 | Source: PTI
Subsidy arrears of state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI), the nodal agency for procurement and distribution of grains, stood at Rs 50,730 crore in 2014-15 fiscal, and is estimated to be Rs 22,348 crore this year.
Jul 20, 2015 at 21:11 | Source: PTI
The agency is basing its optimism on the higher sowing of kharif food grain this year, which led to an increased acreage under pulses and higher reservoir levels than in FY15.
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Which planet are you from? The country has one in three in poverty making even less than a dollar and you are cutting off food grains for them? They ought to garnish your wages and send it under DBT to your maid or cook first. Apathy is one thing but ignorance is deplorable.

10.12 AM Jul 7th 2014


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in its cooler state, called La Nina, or neutral. Rainfall was 22 percent below the 50-year average in 2009 in India, reducing food-grain output and more than doubling inflation from the previous year, official data show. The seasonal showers are the main source of irrigation for the nation’s 263 million

5.12 PM Jul 5th 2014


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harvest season is likely to face a shortage of food grains and other commercial crops and the prices may go up affecting the economy. The Centre has already instructed all state governments to take necessary steps to avert a crisis, in case of failure of monsoon. However, the Centre is hoping

4.42 PM Jun 30th 2014


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Food minister : science and gm ,bt r need of the hour ,to supply a demand of 50 lakh tonnes food grains in india

9.19 PM Jun 26th 2014


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Spikes in All food Grains, as Weak Monsoon Gains Ground, and Government will AGAIN BE CAUGHT ON THE BACKFOOT, and this could have Serious Implications for the Economy/Markets. FCI NEEDS TO BE "SHAKEN/STIRRED" AT EVERY LEVEL....THE NATION AND CITIZENS AWAIT GOVT ACTION....

7.51 PM Jun 15th 2014


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it will b temp,phenomenon ,we hav eplenty of food grain stock only we need is good distribution system.further agri reforms n better techniques cn help us overcome these things in future

8.34 PM Jun 11th 2014

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Contrary to the prediction of IMD our country is going to receive a copious rain this year as the name of Hindu calender year "JAYA" suggests Moreover we have sufficient buffer stock of food grains with which we would be able to tide over the crisis. Let us look forward to have normal monsoon.

2.10 PM Jun 10th 2014


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. Q Saxena: Government should immediately decide not to export food grain because earlier we have been exporting about 11 million tonne of food grains every year that we must stop. We need to really start giving full power to cold storages so that they could store vegetables and food. The most

8.36 PM Jun 9th 2014


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Source:FirstPost - Patna: Claiming that the Bihar government has adopted a lackadaisical approach towards implementation of the Food Security Act in the state, Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan today said it has availed only half of its food grains quota in the past three

8.00 PM Jun 8th 2014


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the production and reduce wastage. India produces enough food grains. But our distribution network and storage facilities for food are not efficient enough which is the main cause of food inflation. If steps are taken to stop illegal food cartel the rice and other food prices will come down.

9.32 PM Jun 4th 2014

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